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Spotlight on South Africa: Nonprofit Profiles from SANGONeT

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TechSoup's partner in Africa, SANGONeT , has compiled case studies and profiles of the South African nonprofits and charities they serve.

The Upcoming E-Waste and Refurbishment Standards Conference in South Africa

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A recent UN study finds that domestic consumption is the main contributor to Africa's growing e-waste problem.

Call for Abstracts: The International Conference on Knowledge Economy in South Africa


This looks like a fascinating event to take place in South Africa this October: The International Conference on Knowledge Economy. OECD suggests that innovation has changed from a linear model to a non linear and more complex relationship-based model. " Several of the session topics look very interesting. Lots to learn here!

Join Our 24-Hour Round-the-World Twitter Chat

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East Africa Time (11 a.m. SOUTH AFRICA. East Africa Time (11 a.m. West Africa Time (2 p.m. 3 p.m. AUSTRALIA. POLAND.

Social Actions Adds Six New Action Sources; Partners with Innovators in India, South Africa, and the UK

Social Actions

Greater Good South Africa -> Donate. South African Social Investment Exchange (SASIX) -> Donate. Today, Social Actions added six new action sources to our open database of opportunities to make a difference. New Action Sources. GiveIndia -> Donate. OptINnow -> Lend. YouthNoise -> Join a group. Amazee. betterplace.

Reflections on the path to social sector success

ASU Lodestar Center

Nelson Mandela: A South African anti-apartheid. revolutionary and politician who served as President of South Africa. Instructor.

Comfort vs. Action: The Internal Debate

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Laura E. Tan , University Service Learning /. AmeriCorps Coordinator. ASU Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. He shrugged. “If Photo via Time.

Racing Through the Sahara for South African NGOs

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TechSoup's partner in South Africa SANGONeT , that like TechSoup was founded in 1987, organized the No Pain No Gain fundraiser.

Conquering a Cruel Continent for a Cause

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TechSoup Global's vice president for Africa David Barnard did. Would you do it for charity? Six times. You might call it ultra-charity.

Webinar: eCampaign 2012 - Killer Tactics to Drive Elections with Online Fundraising And Social Media


Eric has an MBA from the Carey School of Business at Johns Hopkins University, an MA in Government and International Studies from the University of South Carolina and a BS in Political Science from the University of Wyoming. Electoral campaigns are important incubators of new techniques and tactics in online fundraising and organizing.

Wisdom 2.0: Balance in A Hyper Connected World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” He started off with a great story about what a tribe in South Africa does when someone in their community does something bad.

Member Round Up: Diversity Is Strength!


This year’s No Pain No Gain campaign aims to expand key SANGONeT services to support nonprofit organizations in South Africa. In addition to financial donations, they hope to raise awareness and support for other nonprofits at the forefront of development and community in South Africa. Have more news to share? in 2010?

Go Around the Globe with #Storymakers2014

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11:00 am Eastern Africa Time / 8:00 am Coordinated Universal Time. South Africa. Storymakers2014 is going around the world! India.

Blackberry Modem Mash « Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream « Blogging with Word2007 Networking with Sushi – Hamachi VPN » Blackberry Modem Mash I was recently doing some background research on the costs and affordability of using 3G for internet connectivity in South Africa. Humm. That’s it.

Cancer Council SA Ambassador Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Cancer Council SA is over 80 years old and is the largest and oldest cancer organisation in South Australia. Enter the Ambassador Project.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development


Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week.

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

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Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya : his report presents all the key statistics, data and behavioural indicators for social, digital and mobile channels around the world. For other reports in this series, please visit [link] H/T to Social Fish

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth


Along with earning her PhD (she is credited as the first woman in East and Central Africa to do so), Maathai taught at the university level, worked in the Kenya government, and founded the Greenbelt Movement. History remembers Queen Anna Nzinga as one of the great female rulers of Africa. she·ro (pl. Sciences. Thought Leaders. Elion.

Research Friday: The gift

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Matthews makes the point that despite slight westernization, Africa remains rooted in indigenous languages and cultural norms. posted by. Whew.

Webinar: Monthly Donors, Social Media, and Cross-Channel Integration: Critical Tactics to Boost Your Fundraising in 2013


Eric has an MBA from the Carey School of Business at Johns Hopkins University, an MA in Government and International Studies from the University of South Carolina and a BS in Political Science from the University of Wyoming. Make 2013 the year your fundraising comes of age. Engaging on Facebook, converting in email.

Webinar: 10 Ways to Supercharge Your Online Fundraising Campaigns


Eric has an MBA from the Carey School of Business at Johns Hopkins University, an MA in Government and International Studies from the University of South Carolina and a BS in Political Science from the University of Wyoming. Most online fundraising begins and ends with email. Or do you use a generic landing page for all donation appeals?

2012 Nonprofit Technology Year in Review

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Smartphone adoption in Africa is expected to roughly double in each of the next three years. Top Nonprofit Technology Buzzwords of 2012.

Is the Financial Services Industry Poised for Market Disruption?


Note, WorldRemit, which is the service behind M-Pesa has now expanded its service to Afghanistan, South Africa, India and in 2014, to Eastern Europe.

Data, Data Everywhere: But How Does It Relate to You and Your Work?

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CNN used Twitter data to report on the 2010 World Cup Fever in South Africa. forums. inclusion issues that arise with its disclosure.

Citizen Tech: Social Media in Disaster Response

Amy Sample Ward

Today I’m in San Antonio, Texas, for the American College of Preventive Medicine annual conference. Citizen-Powered Response. Direct Content.

Webinar: Converting Prospects to Multichannel Gold


In addition to working a variety of jobs ranging from picking organic peas to writing a book on using military networks, Justin has a passion for international development and indigenous rights from studies in Brazil and South Africa where he helped start a human rights nonprofit for Pygmies in Congo. If so, this webinar is for you.

Emmet Labs: saw a demo at TED

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

But, I think Stevie Wonder is the top person in connections (example, when Stevie dedicated I Just Called to Say I Love You to Nelson Mandela while he was imprisoned, his music was banned in South Africa). I saw a neat demonstration at TED, when I got the chance to meet Janice Fraser of Emmet Labs. Don't steal. Tell the truth.".

Infographic on the Internet in Africa

Great infographic documenting the current state and near future of Internet access in Africa.

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society - Untitled Article

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Last week in South Africa I was discussing adaptive technology for the blind and software for human rights groups. I'm working from Maputo, Mozambique on this U.S. Memorial Day. Today I've been talking to humanitarian demining groups about our proposed mine detector. Martus is continuing to grow and expand in its impact

Reflections from Social Good Brasil and a New Word: PhilanthroTeen!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was so happy to hear the story of how the event got started and the beginning of the network from Fernanda Bornhausen Sa. Teens As Free Agents.

Teen 10

Mr. Jim Goes to Washington (and New York, and Nairobi, and Seoul, and Kampala, and Boston…)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Kampala, Uganda The Sixth Africa Forum was the main reason for my Africa trip. Not sure whether to celebrate or mourn this milestone.

"A World of Good" on FRONTLINE/World Dec 25

Have Fun - Do Good

If you won't be home to watch, or can't record it, all of the stories are available for viewing online on the Frontline/World site.

Spotlight on TechSoup's Global Partners: Blogs, Hacks, How-Tos, and More!

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NGO Pulse (South Africa). Here's a glimpse of what's happening internationally around TechSoup Global: Connecting Up Australia.

Volunteering in (Belated) Honor of National Volunteer Week!


On April 16, the NTEN team in Portland spent the afternoon volunteering at Schoolhouse Supplies , in belated honor of National Volunteer Week.

TechSoup Global NGO Cloud Survey: What We Found Out and What to Do About It Part Two

Tech Soup Blog

We thought it would be interesting for us to share our thoughts with you on what we're believe ought to be done about our survey findings.

Social Enterprise Summit Blogging Contest Winners Announced

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Next year it will be in South Africa. Great to see two social enterprise bloggers, Kylie Eastley of Tasmania and Tristan Pollock from Minnesota, won Halle Tecco's contest on Huffington Post to go to the Social Enterprise Alliance Summit later this month in San Francisco.

Social Media, Nonprofits, and the Role of Individuals

Amy Sample Ward

This morning I had the pleasure (and some anxiety, to be honest) of presenting to the SANGONeT Conference taking place this week and next in South Africa. You can view the slides below or view the PDF w/ Speaker Notes for more information about the slides. Social Media, Nonprofits, and the Role of Individuals. What do you think?

TechSoup Global Cloud Survey Results and Cloud Donations for Nonprofits

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Also, developing countries like Egypt, South Africa, Mexico/Latin America, and India report plans to move to the cloud faster than everywhere else.

Results of the African E-Waste and Refurbishment Standards Conference

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A couple weeks ago, I posted about an upcoming e-waste and refurbishment standards conference in South Africa that I was co-organizing.

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society - Untitled Article

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I've been in South Africa for just two days and have had several exciting meetings. My base of operations has been the IDP Africa Forum 2004, a conference for organizations serving the blind throughout Africa. I also have been meeting with human rights groups. Looking forward to when that report gets issued.